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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C
Guilford College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Quaker
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Address
5800 W Friendly Ave Guilford College
Greensboro, NC 27410

Guilford College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1190
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$26,606/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,995/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,107/ year
  • $49-75k
    $23,131/ year
  • $76-110k
    $26,931/ year
  • $110k+
    $28,022/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.26 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.26 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,560Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
28%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life.27 responses
Poll
37%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.35 responses
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.18 responses
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Guilford College Reviews

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For the most part, I enjoy my classes at Guilford College. My professors are quite engaging and the campus life is great due to the organizations that exist for all varieties of students. My main problem with it is that discussion classes are often lacking, as people do not often contribute to class discussions. Lecture classes are excellent!
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I'm an adult student so I cannot comment on dorm conditions or anything like that. My experience with professors has been great! That's the key to success at Guilford and lots of other schools. Talk to advisors and other students to get a feel for various professors in whatever your major is, then take classes with the ones you feel you'll mesh well with. I would definitely choose this school again if I had it to do all over again. Class sizes are really small and we call professors by first names. Quakers are very unassuming people and don't go in much for flashiness or titles. I've learned so much in my time here and I can clearly see the difference in myself image and my entire thinking process since starting my college career here. They stress critical thinking and boy, do I think critically all the time now. This is a writing intensive school so if you don't like to write, or don't want to learn to write, you probably should go somewhere else!
Guilford College was a great fit for me for college. It can be rather inconsistent--I had some horrible teachers and boring classes and I had some of the most amazing professors I could imagine. If you found the subjects with the good teachers, it can be a really phenomenal educational experience. There are some budget issues that seem to be causing questionable decisions by the administration, which worries me for the future of the school.